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Synonyms for previous

Synonyms for (adjective) previous

Synonyms: previous, old Definition: just preceding something else in time or order Usage: the previous owner; my old house was larger

Similar words: preceding Definition: existing or coming before

Synonyms: premature, previous Definition: too soon or too hasty Usage: our condemnation of him was a bit previous; a premature judgment

Similar words: early Definition: at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time Usage: early morning; an early warning; early diagnosis; an early death; took early retirement; an early spring; early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

Synonyms: previous, former, late Definition: (used especially of persons) of the immediate past Usage: the former president; our late President is still very active; the previous occupant of the White House

Similar words: past Definition: earlier than the present time; no longer current Usage: time past; his youth is past; this past Thursday; the past year